Obituaries

Wed
28
Jan

Patti Yvonne Henson

Patti Yvonne Henson was born Dec. 2, 1974, to Stephen Allen Henson and Paula Yvonne Bartley in Bristow. She departed this life Jan. 22, 2015, in Tahlequah at the age of 40 years, one month, and two days. She had lived in Tahlequah over the last four years moving there from Drumright. She enjoyed shopping, and anything outdoors such as
going to the lake, swimming and going to garage sales. She is survived by her mother, Paula Yvonne Bartley of Bristow; six children, Justin May of Mannford, Josh Henson of Olive, Jessica May of North Vernon, Ind., Johnny Huddleston of Tahlequah, JayCee Henson of Olive and James Faulk of Olive; three siblings, Stephen Henson, Carrie Matherly and Jody Taylor all of Bristow. She was preceded in death by her father, Stephen Allen Henson. Memorial services were 
Wed
28
Jan

Linda Jo Abraham

Wed
28
Jan

Edward McCollum

Edward Ray McCollum was born Dec. 29, 1944, to William Newton and Jessie (Langham) McCollum in Bristow. He 
departed this life Jan. 21, 2015 in Bristow at the age of 70 years and 23 days. He had attended Bristow Public Schools. He served his country in the Army National Guard. He worked in the oilfield and B&F Body Shop. He enjoyed tinkering on
things. There wasn’t anything he couldn’t fix. He also enjoyed fishing, gardening, cooking, and spending time with his grandkids. He is survived by three children, Angie McCollum of Sapulpa, Kim Verbout and husband, Darrin of Vancouver, Wash., Michael McCollum and wife, Sara of Bristow; one brother, Roy Eugene McCollum of Freemont, Ohio; five sisters, Dora Sawyer of Bristow, Donna Raney of Bristow, Glenda Haulcomb of Bristow, Debbie McCollum of Bristow and Phyllis 
Wed
28
Jan

Harold Ray Conley

Thu
22
Jan

Charles Shaw

Charles Shaw, age 72, passed away Jan. 21, 2015. Funeral services will be 10  a.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at First Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements are under the direction of Hutchins Maples Matherly Funeral home of  Bristow. A full obituary will be in the Jan. 28, 2105 issue of the Bristow News.

Thu
22
Jan

Mary Ann Rusco

Mary Ann Rusco, age 74, passed from this life on Jan.  13, 2015, in Tulsa. Services were held at 1p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at the Silver City Free Will Baptist Church. Arrangements were under the direction of the Mannford Funeral Home in Mannford.

Thu
22
Jan

Harold Conley

Harold Conley, age 76, passed away Wednesday,  January 21, 2015 at his home in Bristow. He was retired from KCI Compressor in Tulsa. Services will be held 10:30a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2105, at the Green Hills Funeral Home in Sapulpa with burial in Mounds. The family has chosen to  entrust the care of the serviceto the directors at Green Hill  Funeral Home. 918-224 2312, www.greenhillok.com. A full obituary will be in the Jan. 28, 215 issue of the Bristow News

 
Thu
22
Jan

James Douglas Raney,

James Douglas Raney was born Oct. 4, 1940, to Robert and Myrtle Raney in Tuskegee. He departed this life Jan. 21, 2015, at the age of 74 years, three months and 17 days. He had resided in the Bristow area all of his life. On Dec. 31, 1964, James Douglas Raney and Donna Kay McCollum were united in marriage. James attended Tuskegee Public Schools. He started his working career painting signs  for A.J. Cantrell. He then wentto work as a police officer for the Bristow Police Department. In 1962, he changed his career path from law enforcement to working at B&F Body Shop, which he later purchased in 1974. He later added B&F Wrecker service, running both until his retirement in 2009.  He enjoyed fishing, watchingfootball, riding motorcycles and watching John Wayne movies. He was an avid fan of  the Oklahoma Sooners and the Dallas Cowboys. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Tue
20
Jan

John R. Helm

John enjoyed a 50-year career as a mechanic prior to retiring and had a shop on Sixth Street in Bristow for many years.
John is survived by his children Anna Robinson of Kansas, James Helm of Florida, Donald Helm of Oklahoma, Linda Helm of Oklahoma, and Gerry Lee of California. He is also survived by his sisters Shirley Dearman, Rita Gower and
his brother Henry Bennett Jr. all from Bristow. John lived with his daughter in Northern California for a year and a half due to his failing health but his heart was always in Bristow. Your prayers, comments and tributes to John can be posted
on www.brentwoodfuneral. com A memorial will be announced in 2015 for his friends and family in Oklahoma to honor his
memory and celebrate his 
Tue
20
Jan

Forest “Levan” Kelly

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